Vincent J. Bernabei's answer Depending on the express terms of your grandfather's General Judgment of Dissolution of Marriage, the beneficiary designation may be revoked and the former spouse's ability to access the annuity may be restricted. Also, it is possible that he notified the annuity company of a change of beneficiary but the company did not comply with the notice.
You should consult with an attorney to determine your rights.
Answered on Dec 17, 2018
Vincent J. Bernabei's answer The court's ultimate responsibility in dividing marital assets in a divorce proceeding is to make sure that the division is just and proper under all the circumstances. You have not provided enough details for an attorney to provide an informed response to your question. Without knowing all the circumstances, it is difficult to say whether your spouse may receive his initial contribution toward the home. You have a lot at stake and I recommend that you contact an attorney to discuss your...
Jac E. Knust's answer Life insurance generally comes in two different forms. Number one: term inurance has no cash value -often times an employer provides thisas a benefit to employees. You can name anybody you want as a beneficiary and it does not have to be your wife generally speaking.
Another type of insurance is whole life insurance which typically has a cash value. If this was purchased during the marriage then the cash value of the insurance is marital property which is subject to a marital award. You...
Melissa Averett's answer Did you file for equitable distribution? If not, you need to do that BEFORE the divorce is entered by the court. In NC, that claim will protect your marital interest in the property regardless of title. The claim just has to be pending when the divorce is entered. There are no forms to file equitable distribution, so you will need the help of an attorney.
Joshua H Bearce's answer This answer to this question depends on the terms of your Divorce Decree. If your Decree states that he is solely responsible for these expenses, then he cannot force you to contribute. In contrast, if the Decree states that you are required to make some contribution to those expenses, then he can demand that contribution. You must also take into account the fact that a failure to timely pay these expenses may have an adverse impact on your credit. I suggest you speak with an attorney who...
Kathryn Hilbush's answer It's very difficult to know exactly what legal papers you received without reviewing them. I strongly urge you to take everything you received to an experienced family law attorney to review them in person and explain your rights and options.
James H. Wilson Jr.'s answer Virginia's public policy favors marriage and the validity of marriage in the Commonwealth. As such, Virginia has several curative statutes that may validate imperfect marriages. In addition, a party who questions the validity of a marriage may file a suit to determine the validity of the marriage or affirm the marriage under Virginia Code Section 20-90. Any putative spouse questioning the validity of a marriage should consult with an experienced Virginia matrimonial lawyer to discuss how...
James H. Wilson Jr.'s answer A spouse may file immediately in Virginia for a divorce from bed and board on grounds of cruelty or reasonable apprehension of physical harm, or desertion and abandonment. The pendente lite or temporary relief available after such a case is filed can include a protective order, exclusive possession of the marital residence, spousal support, and the payment of attorney's fees and costs to carry on the case. After a year of separation, the spouse may ask for a divorce from the bond of...
Lillian J. LaRosa's answer If this is on the issue of college education contribution potentially yes, or if the issue is continuation of alimony post retirement potentially yes, or if the income from the asset inherited is significant then potentially yes.
Anna Aleksander's answer If you are threatened to the extent where his actions amount to domestic violence then you can take out an emergency protective order. In the alternative you can file and make a motion to restrain him in the divorce case. You can refer to this page on my website for more information : http://www.aleksanderlawlouisville.com/louisville-criminal-law/epos-domestic-violence/
Neil Colman's answer What does your Judgment provide? If they were joint returns and not addressed in the Judgment, you may have to go back to court in an attempt to get clarification. The government is not a party to your divorce. Therefore, both taxpayers are liable if not addressed in the Judgment.
Leonard R. Boyer's answer You really need to have this document prepared by an experienced matrimonial attorney and the divorce completed prior to December 31, 2018. Trying to represent yourself in Court is a bad idea. Not only are you emotionally involved, but you are not a trained attorney. You do not know the Court Rules, Rules of Evidence, case law, nor are you trained how to handle a legal case, especially if litigation is involved. However, if you do not retain counsel, and the opposing party does have counsel,...
Mr Eric Klein's answer You should file a Motion for Contempt/Enforcement AND notice it for a hearing. The judge has many options to get you your money, one of which is for him to liquidate assets. I hope this helps. Good luck!
Arthur Calderon's answer If she wants to get alimony from you, she will have to sue you for divorce and request it. That being said, you can both file a joint petition for divorce, and agree that everyone can go their separate ways.
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